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Scout Workshops

We offer workshops for Boy and Girl Scouts. All workshops include hands-on, council-approved instruction and Aquarium admission for the day. All our educators have completed Youth Protection Training

Workshops occur fall through spring and require a minimum of 10 participants to run. To schedule a private workshop for groups of 10 or more, contact Kristen Smith at specialprograms@thelivingplanet.com.

BOY SCOUTS

We offer 4-hour merit badge workshops for Boy Scouts that include hands-on science learning, all-day admission to the Aquarium, and on-site blue card sign off with completion of workshop and prerequisites. New this year, we will also be offering a 2-hour workshop for Cub Scout Bears. To schedule a workshop or add your name to our interest list, please contact specialprograms@thelivingplanet.com.

GIRL SCOUTS

Girl Scouts are always welcome at Loveland Living Planet Aquarium. Whether you want to learn about the wonders of water, the magic of flowers and bugs, or join an Aquarium-wide scavenger hunt, we have a program for you. Currently, workshops are only available to groups of 10 scouts or more. To schedule a workshop or add your name to our interest list, please contact specialprograms@thelivingplanet.com.

Available Classes

Oceanography
Environmental Science
Fur, Feathers, and Ferns
Rosie Petal Party
Wonders of the Water

Oceanography Merit Badge

Scouts will learn about all the ways scientists study Earth’s ocean through hands-on experiments, demonstrations, and interactive learning. We’ll test water samples, use sonar to map the seafloor, experiment with waves, and meet some of the creatures that call the ocean home. This 4-hour workshop includes Aquarium admission for the day.

All scouts must be accompanied by an adult while touring the Aquarium (drop off and pick up for workshop hours only is allowed).


Cost

Scouts: $30
Leaders in Uniform: FREE
Additional Chaperones: $7


Upcoming Workshops

Oct. 19, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Dec. 14, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m
Please complete the perquisite packet before attending the workshop.


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Environmental Science Merit Badge

Join us at the Aquarium as we explore the environments of Utah. Scouts will discover and tackle real-world environmental challenges unique to our state through hands-on activities and interactive learning. This 4-hour workshop includes Aquarium admission for the day and covers requirements 1, 2, 3A, 3B, 3C, 3D, 3E, 5 and 6.

All scouts must be accompanied by an adult while touring the Aquarium (drop off and pick up for workshop hours only is allowed).


Cost

Scouts: $25
Leaders in Uniform: FREE
Additional Chaperones: $7


Upcoming Workshops

Saturday, November 23rd, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


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Bear Adventure: Fur, Feathers, and Ferns

Join us on a hike through the deserts of Utah, the rainforests of South America, and the Caribbean Ocean… without ever leaving the Aquarium! Along the way, scouts will participate in hands-on activities to learn about the many signs plants and wildlife leave behind. This two-hour workshop provides a comprehensive tour of the Aquarium galleries and admission for the rest of the day.

All scouts must be accompanied by an adult while touring the Aquarium (drop off and pick up for workshop hours only is allowed).


Cost

Scouts: $20
Leaders in Uniform: FREE
Additional Chaperones: $7


Upcoming Workshops

There are currently no upcoming dates for this workshop. For more information, please contact specialprograms@thelivingplanet.com.

Rosie Petal Party

Join Rosie and her friends to learn why we all need to do our part to keep our communities healthy and clean. You’ll read Rosie’s story, meet some critters that need our help to keep their homes clean, make a recycled craft, and hunt down the nefarious Litter Bug in this exciting two-hour adventure. After the workshop, enjoy admission to the Aquarium for the rest of the day. Non-leader parents and siblings must pay separate admission.

All scouts must be accompanied by an adult while touring the Aquarium (drop off and pick up for workshop hours only is allowed).


Cost

Scouts: $20
Leaders: 1 free per 5 girls
Additional Leaders: $7
Please ensure your group has a minimum 5 to 1 ratio of girls to leaders


Upcoming Workshops

There are currently no upcoming dates for this workshop. For more information, please contact specialprograms@thelivingplanet.com.

Wonders of the Water Parts 1 and 2

Brownies can join Loveland Living Planet Aquarium on a journey to discover the Wonders of Water! Your group can book one 2-hour session or both (4 hours) for the complete journey!

Part 1
Share your favorite watery place with the group and learn why water is so important to people all over the world. You’ll take a trip to South America and discover how girls there have to collect water for their families. Afterwards, dress up in your best tea party clothes and join us for a celebration of all the foods water makes possible. We’ll even be joined by some special Aquarium guests for the event!

Part 2
Now that you know all the reasons water matters, dive deeper by discovering other Girl Scouts who have made a difference for water where they live. You’ll get a chance to pick a water conservation project, learn public speaking tips from the pros, and talk to guests at the Aquarium about why water matters. This workshop will also give you a chance to use your art skills and meet some water-loving animals.

All scouts must be accompanied by an adult while touring the Aquarium (drop off and pick up for workshop hours only is allowed).


Cost

Scouts: $15 per Part
Leaders : 1 free per 5 girls
Additional Leaders: $7


Upcoming Workshops

There are currently no upcoming dates for this workshop. For more information, please contact specialprograms@thelivingplanet.com.

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For any questions, contact:

Kristen Smith
specialprograms@thelivingplanet.com
(801) 355-3474 ext.256

If you would like to sponsor this program:

events@thelivingplanet.com
(801) 355-3474 ext.253

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